there are things that almost everybody has at home. matt gutman, abc news, chicago. >> matt's got to be hot out there, too, jeans on, the shirt. >> i was wondering in that heat. get that man some shorts. whoo. let's take a look at your thursday forecast. we have some heavy rain, hail, and 70-mile-an-hour winds from kansas city to chicago and portland, maine, and some pop-up thunderstorms around south florida and atlanta, the carolinas, nashville and new orleans. another wet day for much of new mexico and colorado. >> okay, we're also looking at 91 degrees in albuquerque and 94 in sacramento. upper 80s from fargo to omaha. 96 in indianapolis. a sticky 91 here in new york. boy, it feels it too. more 90s in baltimore and miami. december might be months away but it t beginning to look a lot like christmas in denmark. >> how about that. this is where santa is going to be, as you can see. we're talking about some jolly st. nicks from around the globe. they met there for the annual santa congress. >> very cool. teams of santas took part in a series of competitions including gift tossing, an obstacle course, and even a bumper car race.